This is William Priestly MacIntosh

By Gwylym Owen

Full image (click)

William Priestly MacIntosh (1857 – 9 January 1930) was a sculptor in Sydney, Australia. His works often festooned significant public buildings in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and major provincial centres. Many of them are now heritage-listed.

MacIntosh was born close Ayr in Scotland in 1857 and died in Sydney in 1930. Before immigrating to New South Wales in 1880, he studied anatomy and sculpture in Edinburgh. By 1896 MacIntosh was “executing all kind of sculpture”, working from a yard in Hereford Street, Forest Lodge. He was yet actively working at the times of his death at his habitat and studio in Kogarah.

His works include:

What do you think of the works of William Priestly MacIntosh?

Use the form below to say your opinion about William Priestly MacIntosh. All opinions are welcome!

After Reading: This is William Priestly MacIntosh, You might also enjoy

What do you think?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.